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Lou's Pier 47 Restaurant

€€ - €€€
Fisherman’s Wharf
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
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300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
+1 415-771-5687
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Costa Mesa, California
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Basic seafood items in the menu - bland flavors - service was fast - but for food on the wharf - this was not that good - had the crab bisque - mahi mahi tacos and my friends had fish and chips - plenty of others place to try better then this place

Thank Lizrol
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The food was good and the live band made the meal and night entertaining.They catered for children and the serviec was good.

Thank kmjohns68
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We seek out this restaurant on each visit. The crab continues to awe! We also had the best french fries likely ever and great slaw--not over mayonaised.

Thank dibotu
Bellefontaine, Ohio
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere! The service was great! We had a seafood soup. It was amazing! Crab-out of the shell (great feature!) shrimp, calamari, salmon and sword fish. Exactly what I wanted!!! I would go back if I were in the area!

Thank casnco
Ventura, California, United States
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We are in San Francisco and we wanted Crab. We went to Alliotos and with a family of 5 just too expensive. We wanted a local place that would not break us. We fed the family with a few drinks for $110. Great service and market price currently for 1/2 Dungeness crab is $20, full is $40.

Thank Kevin C
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stopped here for dinner on a recent overnight visit as it was near my hotel. Firstly this is not fine dining - if you are looking for a 'special' dining experience, there are other places but what they serve here is good food and drink in a clean restaurant with personal, friendly and timely service with a great lively... More 

Thank Richard H
Windsor, Canada
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

By far our favorite place in San Fransisco. The service was great, small place inside or you can eat outside on the patio. AMAZING food. I had the shrimp fettuccine Alfredo and it was to DIE for. My husband had the seafood linguine and raved non-stop. The amount of food and price was Perfect!!! I would definitely go back.

Thank lepera3
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went here on arrival in San Francisco before we went to Alcatraz. Was disappointed to be honest. Ordered grilled prawns but the were fried in batter & didn't have much flavour. Service wasn't very friendly either. Wouldn't return.

Thank Matildacakes
San Francisco
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife, daughter and I were out and about on a Saturday night when we decided to eat here by default because we didn't want to wait at another restaurant. While this isn't fine dining and the expectations were just to be better than fast food, Lou's delivered a surprise performance. The burger was not outstanding and should be noted... More 

Thank marshcanon
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

When traveling to SF, my husband was very excited to have dinner down on the wharf! After strolling along, we decided to stop in at Lou's, in part because we liked the idea of being able to dine outside and take in all the sights and sounds during our meal. We were quickly seated, but that's where the "quick" ended.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-5687

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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